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leak shut down i-270 for phi hours. if you've seen the volume of traffic on that road, it is a big deal. surae chinn is live in clarksburg where repairs are still going on as we speak. good morning, surae. >> good morning to you. the commute this morning will be much, much better. it will be improved because the roads are open. 270 wide open this morning. the only thing you really have to worry about is working around the work zone because it will be down to one lane. let me show you this work zone and where that main broke here. it is right there at the three pillars you see over there. that's to hold up the earth so it doesn't cave in. the big excavator, the one where the windows got blown out so you can imagine big pressure that was happening as that gas main broke. you can see the mud all over the place that caused this very dangerous situation. well, this happened around 4:00 yesterday and people were working through the night to make those repairs and also keep this place safe. traffic backed up as you mentioned, 270 was shut down just as the evening commute got underway. cars had
've stabilized. under $100 a barrel. unless we see a big drop there, we're probably stuck where we are right now. >> just tapping into the oil reserves didn't make as big of a difference as we hoped. >> usually talking about it brings prices down. the actual act tends to do very little. it is a psychological game that wall street is playing and the oil markets as well. >> what do you have for us in the next half hour? >> hatchbacks are hot. >> hatchbacks. >> we're talking about that coming up. >> are they still called hatchbacks? >> you betcha! >> very good. the shuttle astronauts have been up for a few hours. >> and now, nasa is trying to figure out whether or not a heap of space junk will interfere with tomorrow's space walk. more on that story coming up. >> plus, we'll have more on the royal couple's final stop in the u.s. before heading back to britain. >> bring out the sunglasses, lather on the sunscreen for today. it will be a hot one. yes, you'll feel the humidity. here's your day planner for this monday. by 9:00, mostly sunny temperatures in the lower 80s at noon for lunchtime. lower 90s
money you're spending on salaries over at the white house. we're talking about some big bucks here! white house staffers make $37 million a year combined in salaries and here's a look at the breakdown. it takes 454 staffers to run the white house office and that doesn't count staff for the president like butlers and chefs. the median salary for white house worker is $70,000 a year but one out of every three people working at the white house makes at least $100,000 a year. and the maximum salary allowed is $172,200. so, who makes that much money? we're only talking about the biggest names here. press secretary, jay carney, counter terrorism advisor john brennan. chiefs of staff bill daley. adviser david plouffe and seven others. of course, the president makes over $400,000. >> we're talking our tax dollars. >> what if they're with private companies? >> they would make a lot more. let's take the case of bill daley, for example, when he was working with jpmorgan, he was making $9 million. >> whoa! >> but think of it this way, of course working at the white house increases your marketa
. big time showers and storms yesterday. anywhere from a third of an inch to an inch and a half depending on where you were. you also notice overnight, clear skies. with the clear skies, the ground is a little bit moist for some of the showers and storms yesterday. fog has developed. visibility a half-mile in frederick. 3/4 in westminster. visibilities out toward culpepper at 3/4. quarter mile in oakland. patchy dense fog in spots. we're doing ok in town with visibility of 7 miles. temperatures in the 70s. gaithersburg and lovetsville in the upper 60s. highs today mostly in the low 90s. let's go over to angie with the latest timesaver traffic. >> hope everybody is off to a terrific tuesday. right now, so far, so good out there. green light stays on. looks like the construction across the area started to clear out of here. let's take a closer look at your outer loop. we move it outside. it looks like from route one college park all the way to georgia avenue. tracking these headlights. they're all moving at speed. let's move it back over to the maps. this time, our focus will be o
theater in northwest waiting for the fans to come out. >> yep, that's the series wrapping up. big developments. >> we'll see how many thumbs up or whatevers for that movie. >>> well, after daybreak investigators will take a closer look at what caused overnight fire at holy cross boulevard. people reported smoke last night. a rescue unit in the e. r. area checked and found a fire on the outside of the building apparently from an air- conditioning unit. but some of the smoke was being sucked inside. patients in the labor and delivery suites which is on the third floor were safely relocated. >> the third floor area that was most affected was the labor and delivery area where they did have patients. the hospital staff immediately began removing those parents to an area of -- patients to an area of safe refuge in the hospital. >> firefighter also ventilated the smoke before they had to interrupt any of the surgeries going on in the labor delivery area. extra crews responded to the scene just in case but they were to avoid having to evacuate patients. >>> a district of columbia police o
. nfl network is reporting the redskins plan to make a big splash in free agency once the lockout ends and that they have their eye on five players, including jets receiver santonio holmes. in addition, they're said to covet giant lineman cofield and the brothers cohen and chris. >> finally, last night was the espies out in l.a. while last year's joke of the moment was lebron and the decision, last night, seth meyers went to town on the bankrupt l.a. dodgers. >> the dodgers are so broke, their third base coach is just a mirror reflecting the image of their first base coach. [ laughter ] the dodgers are so broke, three of their players tested positive for ramen noodles. >> i think the point is that the dodgers are... broke. that's a quick look at sports this morning. i'm brett haber. have a great thursday. >> i got it. they're broke. >> as the clock ticks down, speaking of going broke, the debt ceiling debate gets more contentious. we'll have a live report coming up. >> andrea, could there be a new big -- in your neighborhood? quick check of traffic. >> i love me some chili bowl. >> 395
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